How to Remove “Ocpinst.exe”

Ocpinst.exe is a legitimate process file, developed by AOL LLC. It is located in C:\Documents and Settings\{user}\Application data\aol downloads\ssc_suite_installer_210.5.2.1_suite\comps\ocpinst.exe.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as ocpinst.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with ocpinst.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with ocpinst.exe  malware:

  • Internet connection is unstable
  • ocpinst.exe  occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • You get a lot of unsolicited ads and popups
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible ocpinst.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Documents and Settings\{user}\Application data\aol downloads\ssc_suite_installer_210.5.2.1_suite\comps\ocpinst.exe, perform an an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from Ocpinst.exe malware?

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove Ocpinst.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 June 2009 at 3:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 AOL LLC Executable 5a38b3c4d16132e1
a35d0164f71a7081
079bfc25
6375ee22d049c9d0
bea203308aeeb5b1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 0.0.27.1 4.7.2.1 151.238.27.119/32 N/A
2 America Online, Inc. Executable 561187e2673f4c5a
db574a98585b977d
776b2e11
ac1ef9413a7016ea
44130a5ca69f40dd
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.23.1.1.0
.0.0
N/A Albania N/A
3 America Online, Inc. Executable 1ec572d5c6f573c6
1a6629c12c8d67ae
0d62828b
61195f36120f115c
28bee7907761c219
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 3.13.1.1.0
.0.0
N/A United States N/A
4 America Online, Inc. Executable 13d3d36d3573fb5a
848b585c769e07be
9628477b
5ec573b9813370fe
631c6d1f998f1c48
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 3.13.1.1.0
.0.0
N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2008 at 6:11 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 AOL LLC Executable 50423e60bf4df6a9
6f850382910776c3
fc18b776
1de4f05d4676b7ed
dc9c9f1747040edd
No 6.8.8.4 4.6.1.2 United States
2 America Online, Inc. Executable 8dc7bea9b4231e1c
513563264c09f1bb
b29274ba
N/A No 3.13.1.1.0
.0.0
N/A United States
3 AOL LLC Executable 98ee00b4645820d6
664d4873e53c25c5
a6e704ca
N/A No 3.0.35.1 4.4.1.1 United States
4 AOL LLC Executable 60c8115e31c34181
4ea43961dfef3076
3c6e07bc
c24ff407d00ac35f
d70ed06462cc24a7
No 6.9.13.4 4.7.2.1 United States
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